Yin-yang kind of love

By Ruth Achieng The internet is slow today and I’m at work. I’m thinking about her, I’ve been thinking about her. We didn’t talk last night, I think it’s the first time ever that’s happened. Normally, I would fuss about it but I’m too tired. The past few days have been tough… depression symptoms here […]
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Troubled mind

African LGBTI, Queer Women, Sexual Assault
By anonymous Trigger Warning: Suicide My heart is beating fast. My palms are sweating. I sit down and take deep breaths. I can’t really think. Well, except for one thing. I can’t even say it out loud. To be honest I’m scared. I’m unable to talk yet I want people to see the turmoil wrecking […]
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For the timid one

HOLAAfrica, HOLAA
By Anon This one is for the timid girl, the naïve child. It is for the me of last year. The girl who was quick to say, “I don’t trust anyone” but still blindly gave her trust away like free hand-outs. The girl who got a stinging notice that the community she thought was hers […]
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Private Deejay

HOLAAfrica, HOLAA,
By womynpolitiks She loves her electronic turntable. It’s not new but gives her as much pleasure now as when she bought it three years ago. She loves how the lights rise and fall, bright, dim and brighter again, dancing to the rhythm of the beats. All she needs is to hook it up to her […]
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